Irwin M&E

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Electrical Contracts Manager (Long-Term Health Trust Contracts) (Ref: ECM0124)

Position: Electrical Contracts Manager
Department: Electrical Division
Reporting to: Electrical Contracts Director
Status of post: Full-Time Permanent
Salary: Remuneration Package will be competitive and in line with experience

Irwin M&E is driven by values based on loyalty, safety, innovation and success

Job Description

The role of the Electrical Contracts Manager will be pivotal to Irwin M&E’s ongoing growth and success. It is an opportunity to forge a long-term career path within a company that is loyal and rewarding to their employees. The job role will include:

  • Liaising, negotiating and relationship building with clients and consultants on an ongoing basis
  • Delivery of long-term public sector Measured Term Contracts (MTC) including healthcare, education, fire service, councils and government buildings
  • Responsibility for delivering multiple small works projects running simultaneously whilst ensuring quality and client satisfaction, within the agreed timeframe
  • Procurement, ordering and delivery of material on time
  • Procurement and management of subcontractors
  • Supervising and managing labour allocation and resources
  • Working in partnership with Contract Quantity Surveyor to control all aspects of financial management of the contract including control of WIP, submission of accurate accounts and control of costs
  • Working alongside the other Contract Managers and Supervisors in planning, scheduling and carrying out works

Essential Criteria

  • The applicant should be a fully qualified electrician or higher
  • Experience in leading & managing a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Working knowledge of current Health and Safety legislation
  • Experience in commercial and industrial sectors
  • IT literate, e.g. proficient in MS Word, Outlook, Excel or similar
  • Ability to demonstrate good team ethos
  • Full driving licence

Desirable Criteria

Whilst not essential it would be advantageous for the candidate to have:

  • Previous experience in a Contracts Manager role
  • Experience in working with Measured Term Contracts (MTC rates)
  • Use of specialised software packages such as Amtech or AutoCad software

The Company Offers

  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Working alongside experts in their field
  • Health cash plan including compensation for dentistry and optical well being
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Additional holiday increase with length of service
  • Team building and activity days
  • Monthly employee value-based recognition award – monetary gift
  • Health, wellbeing and social calendar of events
  • Long service awards

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Irwin M&E’s continual growth. If you are ready to take your career to the next level and feel you have the ability to meet our criteria, then please send your CV to

We are a Responsible Body for AccessNI. A disclosure check will be undertaken; however, a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining this role. Our policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders is available on request.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 29th February 2024 at 4pm.




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